Tom Brady’s forty fifth birthday: By the numbers

As Tom Brady enters his twenty third NFL season, his legacy continues to be being written.

Right now, he reaches one other milestone — however way more of a private one. 

Let’s check out 45 details about Brady on his forty fifth birthday.

1: Because the full-time beginning quarterback, Brady has just one season wherein his group completed with fewer than 10 wins. In that season, 2002, his group completed with 9.

2: Brady and Peyton Manning are the one quarterbacks to win Tremendous Bowls with a couple of franchise of their careers.

316: Brady’s 316 regular-season begins are probably the most in NFL historical past, 18 greater than Brett Favre. Brady is the one QB to surpass 300 begins. The subsequent-closest energetic participant is Matt Ryan, who has 222.

32: Brady, Peyton Manning, Brett Favre and Drew Brees are the one quarterbacks to defeat all 32 NFL groups of their careers.

10: With New England, Brady received his first 10 profession playoffs video games, an NFL document.

71: Within the playoffs, Brady has extra crimson zone passing touchdowns (71) than every other quarterback has passing touchdowns. For context, Aaron Rodgers has 45 passing touchdowns and 31 within the crimson zone.

13,049: Brady has handed for a document 13,049 yards within the playoffs, greater than double each quarterback not named Peyton Manning, who ended his profession with 7,339 playoff passing yards.

100,000: At the moment at 97,569, Brady wants 2,431 yards to achieve 100,000 mixed passing yards within the common season and postseason. If he reaches that pinnacle, he’ll be the one participant in NFL historical past to take action. Since getting into the NFL, he’ll have extra passing yards than any group or participant throughout that stretch on his personal, regardless of enjoying in just one recreation in 2000 and 2008.

135: Brady’s 135 wins at Gillette Stadium are probably the most by any QB at one stadium in NFL historical past. The one different QB to attain 100 wins in a single stadium is John Elway, who had 104 at Mile Excessive Stadium.

304: Except for wins, Brady additionally holds the document for many landing passes at a selected stadium, throwing 304 at Gillette Stadium over his profession.

5: Simply 5 gamers within the NFL have gathered 1,000 or extra profession passing yards within the Tremendous Bowl. Brady is the one one to throw for greater than 1,200, sitting at 3,039 passing yards.

1,000: Brady has reached 1,000 passing yards on three separate postseason runs, the one QB to try this. He achieved that feat in 2016, 2017 and 2020.

6: Brady has six game-winning drives within the Tremendous Bowl. No different quarterback has greater than two of their profession.

7: Brady has defeated seven totally different quarterbacks in Tremendous Bowls, together with three NFL MVPs (Patrick Mahomes, Kurt Warner and Matt Ryan).

12: The 35 wins Brady has within the playoffs are extra postseason video games than 12 present NFL franchises have performed.

13: Brady holds 13 totally different main franchise data for the Patriots, with whom he spent 20 years.

14: Since 1960, when the stat began being tracked, Brady has 14 game-winning drives within the playoffs. That is greater than double the subsequent closest participant, John Elway, who has six.

.750: In playoff video games wherein he has thrown three or extra interceptions, Brady is 3-1, a .750 win proportion. All different quarterbacks are 22-134, a .141 win proportion.

19: Among the many tight ends and huge receivers with whom Brady has performed, they’ve mixed for 19 seasons with 100 or extra catches of their careers.

92: Brady has thrown touchdowns to 92 totally different receivers in his profession, together with a career-high 90 to tight finish Rob Gronkowski.

21: The talent place gamers Brady has performed with have mixed for an eye-popping 21 first-team All-Professional appearances.

2: In his earlier 22 seasons, excluding 2008, which he missed with a torn ACL, Brady has by no means gone greater than two consecutive seasons with out reaching the Tremendous Bowl.

149: Since 1991, when monitoring started, Brady has 149 completions gaining 20 or extra yards within the playoffs. That’s 62 greater than the next-closest quarterback, Peyton Manning, who has 87.

43: In 2020, when Tristan Wirfs was drafted by Tampa Bay, Brady was greater than twice as outdated because the franchise deal with, with Brady at 43 years outdated and Wirfs at 21.

16: Brady is the one quarterback in NFL historical past to guide his group to 16 regular-season wins and an ideal common season.

600: He’s the one quarterback with 600 profession landing passes within the common season (624).

15: His 15 Professional Bowl choices are probably the most ever for any participant.

4: Solely 4 gamers within the historical past of the 4 main sports activities have received titles after reaching age 40. Brady is one among them. The others are Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Enos Slaughter and Jack Quinn.

249: The 249 wins with Invoice Belichick and Brady on the Patriots’ helm are probably the most by a QB-coach duo in NFL historical past.

40: Solely two gamers have received an MVP award at age 40 or older: Brady and Barry Bonds.

32: Brady has received an NFL-record 32 Participant of the Week awards. He is one among simply three gamers to win it greater than 20 occasions and the one participant to win it 30 occasions. 

11: Brady guided the Patriots to 11 straight AFC East crowns, an NFL document.

18: Whereas 11 in a row is spectacular in itself, total Brady amassed a document 18 division titles in his 20 years in New England.

8: From 2011 to 2018, Brady powered the Patriots to an NFL-record eight straight AFC Championship Video games.

108: Regardless of enjoying in a run-heavy offense early in his profession, Brady is one among simply two quarterbacks to have not less than 100 profession video games with 300 or extra passing yards, with 108 such video games. Solely Drew Brees (123) has extra.

500: In 2018, Brady turned the primary and solely quarterback to throw for greater than 500 yards in a Tremendous Bowl. He now owns the 2 highest passing-yard totals within the title recreation, with 505 in Tremendous Bowl LII and 466 in Tremendous Bowl LI.

50: In 2007, Brady turned the primary quarterback in NFL historical past to cross for 50 touchdowns in a single season. Since then, Patrick Mahomes and Peyton Manning have been the one others to achieve that milestone.

200: With two video games of two or extra landing passes this season, Brady will attain 200 for his profession. His 198 are already probably the most such video games in NFL historical past, with the retired Drew Brees (173) far behind.


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